Earthenware sherd with stamped decoration

This earthenware sherd has stamped decoration. Earthenware sherds like this example have been found in significant quantities in the region of Bagan, particularly along the Ayeyarwady (Irrawaddy) River.Bagan (formerly known as Pagan) was an important cultural centre in upper Myanmar(formerly Burma). Between the 10th and 13th centuries CE, during the height of its power, thousands of Buddhist temples, stupas and monasteries were constructed in this area.

Date/Period
13th century or later
Region
Bagan, Burma
Dimension
Object size: L6.0 x W5.0 cm
Accession No.
2000-01509
Collection of
Asian Civilisations Museum
Credit Line
Anonymous gift
Category
Ceramics